Bohemia 1718 thaler Dav-1077

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Sincona sale 34, lot 4297
This specimen was lot 4297 in Sincona sale 34 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 5,000 CHF (about US$5,936 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Karl VI. 1711-1740 Taler 1718. Prag Ohne Münzmeisterzeichen. Ausbeute der Grube St. Joachimsthal. Sehr selten. Gutes sehr schön. Alte Tönung. (Holy Roman Empire, Charles VI, 1711-40, thaler of 1718, Prague mint, without mintmaster's initials, for the St. Joachimsthal mines. Very rare, Good very fine, old toning.)"
This mining thaler of 1718 is rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28.32 g.

Catalog reference: Dav-1077; Müseler 6/19, Dietiker 1021. Herinek 372, KM 1500 (listed under Bohemia).

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Münzen und Medaillen des Römisch-Deutsches Reiches, Auktion 34, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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